Conference Programme

International Student Conference in English Studies

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Zagreb
May 9 – 11, 2019

 

NOTE: Registration will be available during all three days of the conference throughout the day.

 

Thursday, May 9

8:30 – 9:30REGISTRATIONLIBRARY LOBBY
9:30 – 10:00OPENING CEREMONY and promotion of Patchwork student journalCONFERENCE HALL
10:00 – 11:00Barbara Bočkaj (University of Zagreb):
'Full of Scorpions Is My Mind': Trauma in Macbeth
CONFERENCE HALL
Iva Kurtović (University of Zagreb):
Negotiation of Sentimental and Abolitionist Traditions in Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Susana Prieto (Complutense University of Madrid):
Listening from the Middgard
11:10 – 12:00Dorotea Švraka (University of Zagreb):
Wow, so paper, much grownup: A Linguistic Analysis of Dogespeak
CONFERENCE HALL
Nives Kovačić (University of Zagreb):
Perception of Cognate Similarity
12:00 – 13:00LUNCH BREAKFACULTY CAFETERIA
13:00 – 14:00KEYNOTE
Mark Metzler Sawin, PhD (Eastern Mennonite University):
Pick-Uppity: A New Cultural Frontier for a Threatened Masculinity
CONFERENCE HALL
14:15 – 15:00Ivana Emily Škoro (University of Zagreb):
Alternative Facts, Social Media, and Political Polarization: Is America Truly Living in a Post-Truth Society?
CONFERENCE HALL
Petra Požgaj (University of Zagreb):
Witnessing a New Kind of American Family: Recognizing the Work of Social Reproduction at a Time of Crisis in Brenda Ann Kenneally's Upstate Girls
15:00 – 16:00
HUPE (Croatian Association of Teachers of English) PRESENTATION:
The CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Framework;
The New Croatian Educational Curriculum for Teaching English as a Foreign Language
CONFERENCE HALL

 

Friday, May 10

9:30 – 10:00REGISTRATIONLIBRARY LOBBY
10:00 – 10:40Marija Đurđević (University of Belgrade):
Always the Years Between Us: Michael Cunningham’s The Hours as a Postmodern Representation of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway
CONFERENCE HALL
Yuliia Perederii (University of Warsaw):
An Analysis of Language Condesation on the Example of Alice Munro`s Short-story "Thanks for the Ride"
11:00 – 12:30PANEL DISCUSSION
Mark Metzler Sawin, PhD (Eastern Mennonite University)
Aritha Van Herk, PhD (University of Calgary)
Tihana Klepač, PhD (University of Zagreb)
Jason Hansen, PhD (Furman University)

Panel title: "Frontier Societies"
CONFERENCE HALL
12:30 – 13:30LUNCH BREAKFACULTY CAFETERIA
13:30 – 14:30Dragana Mišković (University of Belgrade):
New Historicist Interpretation of Margaret Atwood’s Novel The Handmaid’s Tale
CONFERENCE HALL
Ádám Boldizsár Molnár (Eötvös Loránd University):
The Quality of Mercy: Antisemitism and The Merchant of Venice in Production
Elgoni Nikolla (Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"):
Staging The Crucible in Times of Political Hysteria on the Edge of a Falling Regime
14:40 – 15:40KEYNOTE
Vladimir Cvetković Sever
Poetry and Pedantry: A Look at a Translator's Toolkit
CONFERENCE HALL
16:00 – 17:00Ivan Stanić (University of Zagreb):
Creating Hyperrealities: Westworld and San Junipero
CONFERENCE HALL
Manuela Neuwirth (University of Graz):
Infirm Borders: Women's Cancer Narratives Disarming the Cancer Myth Between the Kingdom of the Well and the Kingdom of the Sick
Patricia Díaz Muñoz (Complutense University of Madrid):
Accommodation in Fiction: The Role of Convergence in Intergroup Encounters
20:00 – 23:00CONFERENCE SOCIALVeliki Tolk ("The Big Tolk")
Opatovina St. 49, Zagreb
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Saturday, May 11

9:30 – 10:00REGISTRATIONLIBRARY LOBBY
10:00 – 11:00Matjaž Zgonc (University of Ljubljana):
Some Cognitive Properties of English Continuation-Marking Aspectual Particles
LECTURE HALL D1
Alex Redpath (University of Edinburgh):
Grammar Politics and Construction Machines: Reading Deleuze and Guattari into Construction Grammar
Hans Wilke (University of Edinburgh):
Are Syntactic Constructions at the Interface with Information Structure Harder To Learn?
11:10 – 12:10Anisa Begović (University of Sarajevo):
Integrated Language Teaching
LECTURE HALL D1
Marta Jaén Campos (Complutense University of Madrid):
The English Teacher and the Language Gap in CLIL Secondary Settings: Towards a New Conceptualization of the Roles of the EFL Teacher
Csenge Érsek (Eötvös Loránd University):
Inside the Mind of a Translator Trainee
12:10 – 13:00LUNCH BREAKUnfortunately, the faculty cafeteria is closed on Saturdays.
13:00 – 14:00KEYNOTE
Julian Bradfield, PhD (University of Edinburgh):
Tolkien and Language
LECTURE HALL D1
14:15 – 15:00Andrea Jović (University of Split):
“Bitch, I'm a cow” – Commodification of Feminism in Contemporary Female Rap
LECTURE HALL D1
Anja Zidar (University of Ljubljana):
(Post)postmodernist Writing: Doorstoppers
15:00 – 15:30CLOSING CEREMONYLECTURE HALL D1